Singaporeans advised to be alert when

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has updated a travel notification advising Singaporeans travelling to or living in Thailand to exercise alertness, in the wake of a number of attacks in the country’s traveler areas in 2014.

On Feb 1, 2015, two small improvised explosive gadgets took off at the Siam station of Bangkok’s Skytrain System, close to Siam Paragon Shopping Mall. A month later, a grenade took off in the popular shopping district of Chatuchak. On Apr 10, 2015, a car bomb blew up in the basement parking area of Central Festival shopping center in KohSamui.

In one of the worst attacks the country has seen, a bomb took off in the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok on Aug 17 in 2014, eliminating 20 people and injuring more than a hundred. One Singaporean was killed and at least seven injured.

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Lovely Destinations, DoT collaborate

 

For the very first time in Southeast Asia, a nationwide tourism organization coordinate with the award-winning creative innovation agency, Beautiful Destinations, which constructed the largest travel and lifestyle portfolio on Instagram and Snapchat.From May 11 to 24, the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) is introducing to the country five of the most significant influencers from the Beautiful Destinations group who will record location images and videos in a special point of view and curate them in a manner that will drive interest among its followers and influence them to go to the Philippines.

The group from Beautiful Destinations will be composed of its Founder and CEO, travel social media professional, Jeremy Jauncey; Head of Brand Partnerships and commemorated travel drone leader, Tom Jauncey; CommunityManager and London’s top Instagram travel professional photographer and videographer, Jacob Riglin; world-renowned iPhone-only photographer James Relf Dyer; and the videographer for American DJ duo The Chainsmokers, SamKolder.

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AirAsia Net Income Jumps Six fold

 

AirAsia Bhd., Southeast Asia s biggest spending plan provider, reported a nearly six-fold jump in quarterly profit amidst strategies to broaden its fleet in an area forecasted to surpass the United States as the world’s most significant air-travel market in twenty years, led by China.

The Sepang, Malaysia-based company said net income in the quarter through March climbed to 877.8 million ringgits ($ 216 million) from 149.3 million ringgits a year earlier, topping the average 149 million ringgit predicted by analysts in a Bloomberg study. Revenue rose 31 percent to 1.7 billion ringgits, aided by development in traveler volume and an 11 percent boost in average fares, the provider said in a filing. You can find further information about vietnam luxury travel @ www.365travel.asia .

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